Show #8932 - Tuesday, September 19, 2023

2023 Second Chance competition week 2, semifinal game 2.


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Elizabeth Devereaux, a middle school teacher from Lawrence, Kansas

Morgan Halvorsen, a chief copy editor from Silver Spring, Maryland

Rob Kim, an attorney from Portland, Oregon

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Jeopardy! Round

(Ken: The first Asian Games since 2018 will begin this weekend.)
    $200 29
1981's constitution set up a bicameral national assembly of these 2 familiar-sounding bodies, but members of each serve 5-year terms
    $200 3
The Asian Games were first held in 1951 in this "New" Indian city
    $200 26
May 1, 1941:
Rosebud blooms as this Orson Welles classic premiered in New York
    $200 25
2-word oval object term for a zero on the scoreboard
    $200 19
The innermost yellow rings on one in Olympic archery score 9 or 10 points
    $200 24
A water watchdog:
    $400 27
Discovered in 1937, Caracol, Spanish for "snail" was a city of this Mesoamerican people & flourished in the 600s
    $400 22
The 2018 games in Indonesia saw the debut of 3 on 3 half-court this in addition to full-court 5 on 5
    $400 20
May 1, 1961:
This victorious Cuban declares his nation a socialist state
    $400 21
Yoiks! & away! This Warner Bros. fowl got quite animated playing Robin Hood
    $400 18
The Lone Star State's sax & violins
    $400 30
Aka a bibliothecary:
    $600 2
Belizeans call this animal a red tiger; we call it a mountain lion & everyone can agree it's also a German sneaker company
    $600 8
In sepak takraw, or "kick" this, teams of three use feet, knees, chest & heads but no hands to hit the ball over the net
    DD: $2,400 14
May 1, 2004:
Latvia, Slovakia & 8 other states join this
    $600 5
On the May 21, 2016 tally, this rapper set a record by having 20 of Billboard's Hot 100 songs
    $600 17
Something belonging jointly to actors Bautista & Keaton
    $600 28
A bid taker:
    $800 1
Belize's Great Blue Hole was featured in a 1970s episode of "The Undersea World of" him who called it one of Earth's best diving sites
    $800 7
This country dominated table tennis at the 2018 games, winning every gold medal
    $800 13
May 1, 1218:
Rudolf I, the first German king of this royal house, is born
    $800 6
The donkey did not always represent the Democratic Party; this fowl had a lot to crow about in the mid-1800s
    $800 16
For foreign workers in the states, one might be H-1B or H-2A
    $800 23
A capital expert:
    $1000 10
After a hurricane & a tidal wave hit Belize City in 1961, the capital was moved 50 miles inland to this city to avoid flooding
    $1000 9
2018 competition on these 1-person runabouts took place at Indonesia's Ancol Beach
    $1000 12
May 1, 1851:
London's Great Exhibition opens in this glittering glass & iron "Palace"
    $1000 11
Something easily done is said to be this "shoot", which does seem less than sporting
    $1000 15
One who is in charge of exam surveillance & make a wager
    $1000 4
A postnatal practitioner:

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Rob Morgan Elizabeth
$0 $1,200 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Morgan Elizabeth
$1,400 $2,000 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
This word can refer to a network of nerves; you don't want to get punched in the solar one
    $400 23
She founded Upright Citizens Brigade with three friends in the '90s
    $400 29
In 1958, Harry Winston mailed this 45.52-carat item to the Smithsonian for $2.44 first class, plus $142.85 for $1 million in insurance
    $400 27
This annual event falls on the feast day of St. Stephen
    $400 28
Black & white pieces in this game are often called stones, which you want to get back home & then "bear off" to win the game
    $400 13
You don't have to be a Marvel hero to have this awareness of danger introduced in a 1962 comic book
    $800 26
Red blood cells are formed in the red this, also called myeloid tissue
    $800 22
This Chicago comedy institution awards a fellowship named for Bob Curry, its first African-American mainstage performer
    $800 17
Oops... on a stamp in 2010--& 3 billion stamps, eventually--the USPS used a replica in Vegas instead of this New York landmark
    $800 8
The name of this street & area in Lower Manhattan comes from Dutch for "farm"; the area was a 19th century skid row
    $800 3
A 2023 film pulled back the curtain on how this video game took over the world, one falling block at a time
    $800 12
18th century essayist Richard Steele coined this phrase for a payment made to get someone to keep quiet
    DD: $2,000 24
The superior this brings blood from the head, neck, arms & chest to the heart, specifically to the right atrium
    $1200 18
The Nudge Nudge guy & a guy selling stones for a biblical stoning are two of this Monty Pythoner's roles
    DD: $5,000 16
RFD, short for this, began in 1896; previously, about 65% of Americans lived in the "R" area & had to pick up mail at the P.O.
    $1200 6
This 70-room palazzo, built in the style of the Italian Renaissance, is in Newport, Rhode Island
    $1200 2
Ludo is another name for this board game, sometimes called India's national game
    $1200 11
Jane Austen wrote in a letter, "It was 12 before we reached home. We were all" this hyphenated canine phrase
    $1600 21
When your body burns fat instead of glucose for energy, this metabolic state occurs
    $1600 19
Paul Reubens & Maya Rudolph honed their skills with this group named for those in the cheap non-seats during Elizabethan plays
    $1600 15
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service warns of scams by fake sweepstakes purporting to be from this company founded in 1953
    $1600 5
These trees of Africa & Madagascar are often called upside-down trees
    $1600 1
Bamboos & winds are names for some of the tiles called pais in this game
    $1600 9
The practice of putting ailing seamen below decks is a possible origin of this phrase meaning not feeling too good
    $2000 25
The small intestine is lined with a mucous membrane & these finger-like projections
    $2000 20
On "Key & Peele" Keegan-Michael Key did this job for Obama; Improv Olympic alumna Stephnie Weir did it for Hillary
    $2000 14
Lawrence O'Brien was appointed to this government job by LBJ in 1965; in '75 Larry did a nifty crossover & got the NBA commissioner gig
    $2000 7
He's the 18th century author of the farce "The Barber of Seville" & the comedy "The Marriage of Figaro"
    $2000 4
Cutthroat is one type of this card game that has a name derived from French for "two-eyed"
    $2000 10
A James Thurber character who's full of expressions not only uses "the catbird seat" but "tearing up" this garden area

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Morgan Elizabeth
$9,800 $5,200 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of Spain's colonial possessions in the Americas, this 3,400 square mile one in the Antilles never gained independence, but did change hands

Final scores:

Rob Morgan Elizabeth
$18,801 $1,000 $2,400
Finalist 3rd place: $2,000 2nd place: $3,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rob Morgan Elizabeth
$9,000 $5,200 $12,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2023-08-17
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